20th Century

The Lost Diary of M

By Paul Wolfe - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1964, Washington socialite Mary Pinchot Meyer was murdered during her daily walk in Georgetown. The murder remains unsolved to this day, and rumors ...Read Review

Butterfly Yellow

By Thanhha Lai - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In Saigon, near the end of the Vietnam War, twelve-year-old Hằng went with her five-year-old brother, Linh, to missionaries who were taking ...Read Review

The Wrong Girl (Bianca Dangereuse Hollywood Mysteries)

By Donis Casey - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the first in an excellent new series by Donis Casey, author of the Alafair Tucker mysteries. In 1920, Blanche, one of Alafair’...Read Review

Lampedusa: A Novel

By Steven Price - Published 2019-09-17

Genres:

Literary

Sicily, after the devastation of the Second World War. We are given the history of the last years of Giuseppe Tomasi, true-life author ...Read Review

How High the Moon

By Karyn Parsons - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

What are the ingredients of a happy childhood? Karyn Parsons answers this question in her stunningly beautiful novel set in Clarendon County, South ...Read Review

Knockfane: A Novel

By Homan Potterton - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

This is the first novel of Homan Potterton, distinguished Irish art historian and man of letters. The story begins in the 1950s, and ...Read Review

Village of Scoundrels

By Margi Preus - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young AdultLiterary

Based on the true story of villagers who saved thousands of Jews during World War II, Village of Scoundrels traces the fortunes and ...Read Review

The Vinyl Underground

By Rob Rufus - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1968 Ronald Bingham is mourning the death of his brother Bruce in Vietnam. It’s a pain that hangs with him all the ...Read Review

The Gimmicks: A Novel

By Chris McCormick - Published 2020

Genres:

In his debut novel, The Gimmicks, Chris McCormick weaves an unusual tale of three Armenians living in the long shadow of the Armenian ...Read Review

This Light Between Us: A Novel of World War II

By Andrew Fukuda - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1935, Alex Maki’s teacher assigns him a pen pal, a French Jew named Charlie Levy. Trouble is, Charlie is a girl! Despite ...Read Review

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